Stories about Wilton

Prayers for nation offered in Wilton at Bass Park

WILTON — People came together Thursday to pray for different aspects of society during the annual National Day of Prayer. A large group gathered at noon in Bass Park at the head of Wilson Lake and were welcomed by Pastor Barry Trask of Calvary Hill Baptist Church. The United S...

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National Day of Prayer WILTON/FARMINGTON — The public is invited to join in this year's area National Day of Prayer events. These events are organized according to Judeo-Christian values. The theme will be "One Nation Under God" and take place on Thursday, May 3, at ...

Board approves $1.7 million Wilton budget

WILTON — Selectmen approved a proposed $1.7 million town budget Tuesday and the warrant for June's town meeting. Selectmen and the Finance Committee recommend the amount that factors in revenues from the town's surplus account, bringing it down from the $2.8 million requested, Town M...

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Grange bean supper JAY — North Jay Grange 10 will hold a bean supper from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 5. Menu includes casseroles, salads, hot dogs, rolls, beverages, desserts. Adults, $7; child 10 and under, $3. There will be dinner music. For more information,...

Bowling results

WILTON — The Friday Night Live league results for April 13 at Meadow Lanes Bowling were: Team standings, Wanna Bee's 172, 84; Bowl of Jello 149, 107; Lucky Four 148, 108; Just Because 137, 119; Alley oops 135, 121; Two Bags + 4 Balls 130, 126; Bowling Buddies 126, 130; Easy Going 126...

Car drives into Wilton swamp; boy taken to hospital

WILTON — A Rumford boy was taken to a Farmington hospital after the car he was riding in went off Route 2 near Pond Road and into a swamp Monday morning, Wilton police Sgt. Richard Billian Jr. said. The 2002 Ford Focus, driven by the boy's mother, Megan McLean, 26, of Rumford, was he...

Fund started to help Countryfolk Music Theatre founder after Wilton fire

WILTON — A fund has been created at Franklin Savings Bank in Farmington to help Countryfolk Music Theatre founder Larry Bisbee rebuild his home at the complex beside Route 2. The cabin and all of his possessions were

Homemakers to hold flag ceremony on May 19

WILTON — Wilton Day Homemakers Extension Group met on April 11 at St. Luke Church. Twelve members were present. A safety tip was shared by Connie warning about an IRS scam that phishes for information by email or fax. IRS would never send an email or fax requesting personal informati...

Wilton park buildings burglarized, vandalized

WILTON — Police are investigating burglaries and vandalism in three buildings at the town-owned Kineowatha Park, Sgt. Richard Billian Jr. said Tuesday morning. The forced entries occurred between 7:30 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday, Billian said. Some items were taken from the buildi...

Nine RSU 9 towns accept Starks into district

RSU 9  Town Votes Chesterville:  21 yes, 5 no Farmington:  97, 7 Industry:  26, 3 New Sharon:  45, 7 New Vineyard:  26, 1 Temple: 20, 0 Vienna: 14, 2 Weld: 17, 2 Wilton: 55, 7 TOTAL VOTES: &nb...